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Sara Martin
Birth: Jun. 18, 1884
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: May 24, 1955
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Sarah Martin was one of the earliest recorded female blues singers of the "classic blues" period of the 1920s and the 1930s. She began her career in 1915 in Chicago, Illinois as part of a singing act. In 1922, she signed with OKeh Records and made her first recordings later that year. Throughout the remainder of the 1920s, Sarah toured the United States and the Carribean with various Broadway productions and as a solo act. During the early 1930s, she worked with Thomas A. Dorsey, the "father of gospel music." Sara retired from the music business in the mid 1930s and settled in Louisville, Kentucky, where she operated a nursing home and remained active in her church. She died of a stroke in Louisville, Kentucky in 1955. (bio by: Sugar Dap Willie) 
 
Burial:
Louisville Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Sugar Dap Willie
Record added: Aug 03, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6657687
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- R I P
 Added: Jun. 29, 2016

- R I P
 Added: Jun. 29, 2016
In remembrance. God Bless.
- R. Owens
 Added: Jun. 18, 2016
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